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Text of Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Third College at the University of California at San Diego ...

...at San Diego should be renamed the “Thurgood Marshall College” in honor of Justice Thurgood Marshall.

This resolution was introduced on October 26, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 26, 1993 (Introduced).

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HRES 284 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 284

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Third College at the University of California at San Diego should be renamed the ‘Thurgood Marshall College’ in honor of Justice Thurgood Marshall.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 26, 1993

Mr. BLACKWELL submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Third College at the University of California at San Diego should be renamed the ‘Thurgood Marshall College’ in honor of Justice Thurgood Marshall.

Whereas the University of California through the authority of the Master Plan for Higher Education is charged with educating the citizens of the State of California;

Whereas the University of California maintains 8 campuses for the purpose of offering Baccalaureate, Masters, Doctoral, as well as Professional degrees;

Whereas the San Diego campus of the University of California System was created in the early 1960s as the southern-most site for State-sponsored higher education;

Whereas Third College on the University of California, San Diego, campus was founded in 1970 to represent the higher academic achievement and the best aspirations of the civil rights movement in this country;

Whereas Third College fulfills its charter philosophy to challenge students both as scholars and citizens in a growing multicultural State and world;

Whereas the students of Third College take a set of general education requirements that include mathematics, a social science sequence called Dimensions of Culture, a course in the physical sciences, humanities, and the arts;

Whereas Third College students receive academic credit for training and placement as tutors and mentors in local inner-city elementary schools;

Whereas supporters of Third College have continually sought to find a more meaningful name;

Whereas Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall’s passing in January 1993, led to enormous support for the University of California, San Diego, campus to rename the Third College;

Whereas Thurgood Marshall will forever be known by the celebrated victory in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954;

Whereas Thurgood Marshall’s most important impact was initially in the area of access to quality education; and

Whereas Thurgood Marshall is an icon which the University of California wishes to have its students emulate: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved, That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that the Third College at the University of California, San Diego, should be renamed as the ‘Thurgood Marshall College’.